Post-poll violence: Five including woman injured in group clash


Cuttack: In an an incident of post-poll violence, at least five persons including a woman were injured in a group clash that occurred in Pokhari village under Niali Police limits in Cuttack district today.

According to sources, one group of a particular political party barged into the house of another group. The situation turned ugly after one group attacked the other group over political rivalry and injured five members including a woman.

The angry members of one group also resorted to vandalism by torching thatched houses and two-wheelers parked at the spot.

While the injured persons have been admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital, simmering tension prevailed in the area following the incident.

Meanwhile, police personnel have been deployed in the village in order to avoid any untoward situation, sources said.

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